Miles Over the Moon 7/17/20

10th Annual Miles Over the Moon 4 mile Road Race - A “Midsummer Night” Run
We want to remind all runners about the following:

  • Please wear bright, reflective clothing on race night.
  • The streets will NOT be closed for the race. There will be helpful officers and friendly volunteers along the course, but please mind traffic.
  • Have fun out there and thank you to all for running and volunteering!

All proceeds to support the Wicked Running Club Youth Running Fund. This fund supports annual donations to local high school track programs and the family-friendly Wicked Kidz race.

About the Race

Race Date and Time

Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm, rain or shine

Entry fee

Pre-registration is $30.00
Day of race will be $35.00


Race to start at Bentley Academy Charter School, 25 Memorial Drive in Salem. Day of race registration 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Race Swag

Tech race shirt to the first 300 registered runners. Shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed.

Timing and Results

North Shore Timing Company will be providing text message results. When a runner finishes they will receive a text message which includes place and time in the race.


Overall winners Male and Female. Age group awards for top 3 males and females: Youth (19 and under), 20-29, 30-39, Masters (40-49), Senior Masters (50-59), (60-69), (70 and over).


Parking at the Bentley School lot and at Salem Willows. Please DO NOT park on adjacent residential streets 


Post-race food and beverages at Bentley School, 25 Memorial Drive, Salem. Race awards and after-party at Brother’s Traverna, 283 Derby Street in Salem

Download Race Application

Click here for a downloadable registration form

Packet Pick Up Location

New England Running Company

43 Enon Street, Beverly, MA

Packet Pick Up Times

Thurs, July 16, 2020

10:00 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.

Runners Safety: Because this is a nighttime race we encourage all runners to wear reflective clothing. The course is not closed off to traffic and we want everyone to have a fun and safe time. Please be sure to be cognizant of your surroundings including your fellow runners.

Course for 2020


2018 Miles Over the Moon Course Map

Our course features a fast and fun four miles through historic Salem featuring waterfront views.

Race begins at Bentley School, running east on Memorial Drive, past Dead Horse Beach and around the front of Salem Willows, turning right on Fort Ave. Head down Fort back to Memorial Drive, taking a left onto Szetela. Run down Szetela to Essex Street, then a right on Washington where runners will then take a left into Salem Common. A 2/3rds loop around the inside of the common will have runners exiting the common at Pleasant Street. Left on Pleasant down to Bridge Street, then right on Bridge to Osgood Street. Runners will then go through Collins Cove on East Collins Street, take a right onto the Bike Path, then left back on Szetela returning to the Bentley School.

Course Highlights: Enjoy great sunset views around Salem’s waterfront with this unique race route that loops around Collins Cove. Race begins with a slight downhill trip down Salem’s notorious Naumkeag Hill followed by a long slow uphill on Fort Avenue. The course loops through Salem Common, then back around Collins Cove to race headquarters, where you can enjoy post-race refreshments and celebrate your twilight run accomplishment!

Helpful volunteers will be on the course directing your way.

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